Reception of Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Chairmanship – Opposition Party Leaders
The newly elected Chairman of the EPRDF, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, has been the talk of the country for the past couple of days.
This video presents the opinions of opposition party leaders and their view of the new Chairman.
Deutsche Welle speaks to
- Abraha Desta, Chairman of ARENA Tigray Party – “EPRDF is EPRDF. The disagreements among the party members has forced them to elect a person they did not want to appoint. TPLF is feeling defeated.”
- Adane Tilahun, Public Relations Head of All Ethiopia Unity Party – “The replacement of Hailemariam Desalegn by Dr. Abiy Ahmed does not signify the institution of real change.”
- Engineer Yilikal Getnet, Former Blue Party Chairman and Founder of the Ethiopian Nationwide Movement Party – “The election has shown me the differences among EPRDF members has intensified.”
Listen to the full report for more.